Sir Muirhead Bone

1876–1953

Sir Muirhead Bone, ‘The British Museum Reading Room, May 1907’ 1907
The British Museum Reading Room, May 1907 1907
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Sir Muirhead Bone (23 March 1876 – 21 October 1953) was a Scottish etcher, drypoint and watercolour artist who became known for his depiction of industrial and architectural subjects and his work as a war artist in both the First and Second World Wars. Bone was an active member of both the British War Memorials Committee in the First World War and the War Artists' Advisory Committee in the Second World War. He promoted the work of many young artists and served as a Trustee of the Tate Gallery, the National Gallery and the Imperial War Museum.

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